Four ways to make a career change

Are you sick of dragging yourself out of bed every Monday to face another week in a job you no longer love or, worse still, never did enjoy? Maybe it’s time for a career change. According to social researchers McCrindle the days of a job for life are long gone. Those just starting their workingContinue reading “Four ways to make a career change”

Is goal setting over-rated?

Ask any successful business person, athlete or actor how they reached the top and they’ll invariably talk about goal setting. Set a goal, outline a plan, follow that plan and your dream will become a reality. While I’m not against setting goals, I do think it’s an oversimplification to suggest that whatever we aspire toContinue reading “Is goal setting over-rated?”

Three tips for presenting to a group

Have you ever expressed your apprehension about speaking in front of an audience only to be given the advice of picturing everyone in their underwear? Don’t do this. It’ll put you off what you’re trying to say and may lead to a fit of the giggles. Both responses will make you look unprofessional or aContinue reading “Three tips for presenting to a group”

Why are we still defining women by how many children they have?

Is it important to know how many children a professional woman has or whether she is in a relationship? Judging by the profiles of speakers at an upcoming real estate conference, this information seems to be relevant, although only for the female presenters. The event is billed as Australia’s largest real estate conference and featuresContinue reading “Why are we still defining women by how many children they have?”